Augusto Santoro

Partner

Milan

T +39 02 7250 5551
augusto.santoro@simmons-simmons.com

General Experience

Augusto specialises in equity capital markets, M&A and corporate law. He has an in-depth experience across a number of industries including gaming, fashion and financial services.

Augusto is a partner in our Corporate & Commercial group and heads our ECM practice in Milan.

Augusto has considerable experience in advising Italian and international clients, from financial institutions and issuers through to funds and other industrial clients in a range of very innovative transactions. He advises clients on IPOs, takeover bids, right issuances, M&A (including via public tenders), private equity investments, venture capital, business transfers and extraordinary corporate transactions in general.

He actively collaborates as a partner of Borsa Italiana on the working team of the “Elite” project where he is also lecturer for the “Corporate Governance” module as well as lectures for the ABI (Italian Banking Association) on corporate governance and remuneration and incentive policies.

Augusto serves as a member of boards of directors of leading Italian companies, of “231/2001” supervisory bodies and as secretary of boards of directors of companies and groups. He regularly publishes articles on leading Italian Law Journals and industry publications.

Augusto joined us in 2005 and has completed secondments to our London office.